Committee Member Profile

Avatar Kevin O'Boyle

Head of Global Pensions & Benefits, British Telecommunications

Kevin has held senior management positions at a number of large multinationals including Standard Chartered Bank, SmithKline Beecham, GEC (Marconi) and currently BT plc. A MA (Hons) economics graduate from Edinburgh University, he has run a trustee company, an investment management business and a US benefit consultancy business during his career. At BT he is responsible for in excess of 100 pension and benefit arrangements. This includes the BT Pension Scheme, the UK’s largest private sector scheme with c£36bn of assets and over 340,000 members Kevin has been at the heart of change of some of the most complex pension and benefit arrangements possible and in 2009 completed a major review and implementation of change at BT. Kevin is a regular and well known speaker on pension and benefit matters both in the UK and international and is the author of a number of pension publication covering a variety of subjects. In 2009 Kevin was awarded the title of Pensions Manager of the Year by both the FT and Professional Pensions.